Roundtable on Citizenship and the Constitution

On 20 March 2015, the Social Policy and Legal Affairs Committee hosted its third Constitutional Roundtable.

The topic for the Roundtable was Citizenship and the Constitution, and comprised three sessions:

  1. High Court decisions and their impact on the understanding on citizenship;
  2. Rights and responsibilities of citizenship under the Constitution; and
  3. The Australian Constitution and citizenship in the twenty first century.

Video Questions

As part of the roundtable, the Committee invited members of the public to contribute to the discussion by submitting video questions to the panel.

A selection of questions were used during the third session to stimulate discussion. Individuals were invited to frame their questions around the theme of the third session: the Australian Constitution and citizenship in the twenty first century.

Proceedings from previous Constitution Roundtables

Previous Roundtable discussions were held on:

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Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: (02) 6277 2358
Fax: (02) 6277 8594
spla.reps@aph.gov.au

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About this inquiry

On 20 March 2015 the Committee hosted a Roundtable on Citizenship and the Constitution

Past Public Hearings

20 Mar 2015: Canberra

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